Special Education Performance Report

The Department's Special Education Performance Report encompasses the state's Performance Plan (in accordance with Public Law 108-446) and the Part B Annual Performance Report, which is delivered to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education. All components of this report must be made available to the public.

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​​​​​​​​​IDEA Part B

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The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004 (IDEA) governs public school systems with regard to Special Education services. It became Public Law 108-446 on December 3, 2004. IDEA is comprised of:

  • Part A: Describes the general provisions of the Act.
  • Part B: Describes the Department's requirement to provide special education and related services to students between the ages of 3 and 20.
  • Part C: Describes the State’s requirements to provide services to children ​between the ages of 0 and 3.

In accordance with IDEA, states are required to report annually to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education on the performance and progress of the State under the State’s Performance Plan. This report is called Part B Annual Performance Report (Part B-APR). Part B-APR requires the Department to report on certain indicators that examine a comprehensive array of compliance and performance requirements relating to the provision of special education and related services.

Indicators for Federal Fiscal Year 2016-17 (published February 2018) can be found below, along with the Report Overview. Older Part B reports can be found using the Report Finder tool:


Indicator

Name of Indicator

Annual Performance Report Documents
(2016-17)

APR Overview

1

Graduation

APR indicator 1

2

Dropouts

APR indicator 2

3

Statewide testing

APR indicator 3A (not applicable)​
APR indicator 3B
APR indicator 3C

4

Suspension/Expulsion

APR indicator 4A
APR indicator 4B

5

Educational environments (ages 6-21)

APR indicator 5

6

Preschool environments

APR indicator 6

7

Preschool outcomes

APR indicator 7

8

Parent involvement

APR indicator 8

9

Disproportionality

APR indicator 9

10

Disproportionality

APR indicator 10

11

Effective general supervision

APR indicator 11

12

Early childhood transition

APR indicator 12

13

Effective general supervision

APR indicator 13

14

Post-school outcomes

APR indicator 14

15

Resolution sessions

APR indicator 15

16

Mediation

APR indicator 16

17

State Systemic Improvement Plan (due April 1)


​Related reports

Contact Information

Debra Farmer

Phone: 808-305-9806

Email: debra_farmer@hawaiidoe.org

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